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Former Stables at Osborne House

A Grade II* Listed Building in East Cowes, Isle of Wight

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7492 / 50°44'57"N

Longitude: -1.2746 / 1°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 451273

OS Northings: 94653

OS Grid: SZ512946

Mapcode National: GBR 89S.W0Y

Mapcode Global: FRA 8763.C8R

Entry Name: Former Stables at Osborne House

Listing Date: 23 January 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458711

Location: East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32

County: Isle of Wight

Civil Parish: East Cowes

Built-Up Area: East Cowes

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight

Church of England Parish: Whippingham St Mildred

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


SZ59SW
947/7/136
23-JAN-87

EAST COWES
WHIPPINGHAM ROAD
Osborne House
Former Stables at Osborne House

GV
II*

Former stables to Osborne House. 1859-60 by J C Mann, Clerk of Works, and H R H Prince Albert; converted to Naval College 1903-4. Rendered brick, state roof. Quadrangular on plan. Central 2 storey entrance pavilion, flanked by formerly one storey, 8 bay wings, heightened to 2 storeys in c1904 for Royal Naval College. Gabled central entrance pavilion has moulded and keyed round arch; 2 leaf plank doors, formerly with flush panelling, now glazed panels. Flanking narrow 2-light ground floor windows. String course at impost level. Similar but smaller windows to mezzanine. Large tripartite window to first floor; sashes with glazing bars. Flanking panels bearing Royal coat of arms with roundel inscribed '1860' in gable. Projecting eaves. Flanking wings have 2 large 3-light ground floor windows with wooden mullions and 4 upper floor windows, all c1904 with sashes. Ridge stack to left and right of pavilion, c 1904 skylights to wings. Rear includes projecting ground floor entrance and upper floor Venetian window. Single storey ranges at rear, the sides originally with small 2-light round-headed windows, mostly converted on north side to segmental headed windows and enlarged on south side, and enlarged on south side and at rear. Around the inside of the yard originally there was a glazed canopy.
INTERIOR: The main range has large rooms on either side of the central carriageway, the floors supported on thin iron posts, the upper rooms with sky-lights and iron-rod braced roof trusses. Two stairs with simple iron balustrades.
SOURCE: PRO Work 37/139 and 140; work 15/135; Royal Archives, Windsor, PPOSB 159.

Listing NGR: SZ5127394653

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